Christmas Hill

Feature Type:Hill - Elevation of terrain rising prominently above the surrounding land.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just N of Swan Lake in Saanich (municipality), Victoria Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°28'24"N, 123°22'36"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 92B/6

Origin Notes and History:

Christmas Hill adopted 1 May 1934 on National Defence sheet 415a, Victoria, as labelled on Geological Survey sheet 20A, Victoria, 1911, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer; not "Lake Hill" as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 1911, 1849 et seq.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office